Thu, 28 Oct, 2021
Amman: With just 50 days to go before the AFC Women's Asian Cup Jordan 2018 kicks off, the-AFC.com retraces the history of the Continent's Premier Women's football tournament.
The AFC Women's Asian Cup has played a pivotal role in developing Asia's teams and it is a fact that the competitiveness of the women's game throughout the Continent is the reason why Asian teams are a force on the world stage, with five currently ranked in the top 20 of the FIFA World Rankings.
Initially held on a biennial basis, the inaugural edition of the AFC Women's Asian Cup was in 1975 with Hong Kong the host. New Zealand would claim the title of champions, with Thailand second, Australia third and Malaysia fourth.
Album: The King Abdullah II Stadium and Amman International Stadium will host the Continent's best players in the AFC Women's Asian Cup Jordan 2018. (Click on photo below to view album)
King Abdullah II Stadium & Amman International Stadium set to host Continent's top players in AFC Women's Asian Cup Jordan 2018